/chan’l op/ (Or “op”, “chan op”, “chop”) Someone who is endowed with privileges on a particular IRC channel. These privileges include the right to kick users, to change various status bits and to make others into CHOPs.
The full form, “channel operator”, is almost never used.
- Channel service unit
communications (CSU) A type of interface used to connect a terminal or computer to a digital medium in the same way that a modem is used for connection to an analogue medium. A CSU is provided by the communication carrier to customers who wish to use their own equipment to retime and regenerate the incoming […]
to change from one channel on a television set to another with great or unusual frequency, especially by using a remote control. verb See channel-hop
- Channel tunnel
noun the Anglo-French railway tunnel that runs beneath the English Channel, between Folkestone and Coquelles, near Calais; opened in 1994 Also called Chunnel, Eurotunnel
verb -hops, -hopping, -hopped (intransitive) to change television channels repeatedly using a remote control device verb to travel across the English Channel for a day of shopping, sightseeing, etc. in mainland Europe, esp. France Usage Note UK; Channel-hopped, Channel-hopping, Channel-hopper n verb to use a remote control to cycle through television channels or watch several […]